Central Stockyards Co. v. Louisville & N. Ry. Co.,
192 U.S. 568 (1904)

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Central Stockyards Co. v. Louisville & N. Ry. Co., 192 U.S. 568 (1904)

Central Stockyards Company v. Louisville

& Nashville Railway Company

No. 149

Argued January 28-29, 1904

Decided February 23, 1904

192 U.S. 568


Neither the Act of Congress of February 4, 1887, c.104, 24 Stat. 379, nor section 213 or other provisions in the Constitution of the State of Kentucky imposes an obligation upon a railroad having its own stockyards in Louisville under a lease from a stockyard company, to accept livestock from other states for delivery at the stockyards of another railroad in the same city and neighborhood, although there is a physical connection between the two roads.

The facts are stated in the opinion.

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